Order Mulch from Chardon Gridiron Club and More School News

Got Mulch? Hilltopper Gridiron Club Does!

Get brown or black mulch for $50 per yard delivered (5-yard minimum). Installation available by Chardon Football team at no additional charge! Delivery & Installation Saturday, May 10, 2014 (Possible Wed, Thurs or Friday delivery) Paid order deadline: APRIL 30, 2014. Order form is on the homepage of the district website. Please return order by mail to: Chardon Hilltopper Gridiron Club, P.O. Box 28, Chardon, Ohio 44024. Commit early to guarantee a schedule spot! Limited supply. Delivery limited to Chardon School District locations only. Gridiron Club Contacts: Jim Tierney 216-233-2881, Tom Lippert 440-635-7199, Rick Mysyk 440-313-2861 or Tom Connick 440-724-6895.

CMS Students of the Month

Congratulations to the Chardon Middle School Students of the Month for March 2014: Sixth Grade: Grace Powell, John Breznay, Lauren Phillips , Nathan Albers; Seventh Grade: Anna Thompson, James Gross, Brenda Hernandez, Dominic Dovsek; and Eighth Grade: Jason Tysl, Emma Jackson, Maddy Knaack and Rachel Slivka. (pictured above)

CHS Teacher Receives State Environmental Award

Chardon High School Chemistry teacher, Marilyn Rohr, has been named the “2014 Outstanding Environmental Educator Award in the Field of Formal Education” from the Environmental Education Council of Ohio (EECO). Marilyn was nominated by the Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District for her exemplary efforts and commitment to the Ohio Soil and Water Conservation District’s Envirothon program. She was honored at the EECO Awards Banquet on March 29 at Deer Creek State Park Lodge in Mt. Sterling, Ohio.

Marilyn teaches 11th and 12th grade chemistry and has been involved with the Envirothon program for seventeen years. The Envirothon is a hands-on environmental problem-solving competition for high school-aged students. With Marilyn’s steady guidance, Chardon’s Envirothon program has become a dominating force in the state. Marilyn’s ability to produce winning teams at envirothon competitions has made her a living legacy. Through hard work, determination, and leadership, she has led Chardon High School Envirothon teams to the North American Envirothon seven times in the past eight years.

Hambden Terrific Kids

Hambden Terrific Kids

The Terrific Kids program is a joint partnership with the Chardon Kiwanis Club and the Hambden PTO in recognizing students with specific traits that are spotlighted each month. In March, Hambden salutes students using outstanding manners: Third Grade: Estefany Vazquez, Emelia Esquivel, Jake Gabanic, Alaina Lavo; Fourth Grade: Melanie Yoger, Alex McDonald, Jessica Zalar, Paige Yamamoto; and Fifth Grade: Christian Bross, Caitlyn Prince, McKenna Haack and Mike Schneider.

Immunization Requirement for Seventh Grade Students

Incoming seventh graders are required to have a booster shot in the diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis series. You must provide the school with written verification of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, acelluar pertussis, adult and adolescent formulation) vaccination from your healthcare provider. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from school until the requirement is met. This requirement is a state law. Please contact your child’s physician now to see if your child has already had this shot or to make arrangements to receive it. We have already begun accepting written verification of this vaccination for next year. This vaccination can be obtained through the Geauga Co. General Health District. Contact them at 440-279-1950 or see Lori Strickland RN, school nurse, for a clinic schedule.

Pippin Photos

A musical number from the CHS Spring musical Pippin, with King Charles (Brian Ferris) and his dimwitted stepson Lewis (Benjamin Harvey) who wants to be king.
A musical number from the CHS Spring musical Pippin, with King Charles (Brian Ferris) and his dimwitted stepson Lewis (Benjamin Harvey) who wants to be king.
The Pippin cast included Fastrada (Casie Griffis) who is delighted to hear that perhaps King Charles and Pippin will perish so that her beloved son Lewis (Benjamin Harvey) can become king.
The Pippin cast included Fastrada (Casie Griffis) who is delighted to hear that perhaps King Charles and Pippin will perish so that her beloved son Lewis (Benjamin Harvey) can become king.
Chardon High School's production of Pippin included Matt Gittins in the lead role and Flo Piotrkowski playing his love interest, the widow Catherine.
Chardon High School’s production of Pippin included Matt Gittins in the lead role and Flo Piotrkowski playing his love interest, the widow Catherine.

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